Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

An auto-gain control transimpedance amplifier with low noise and wide input dynamic range for 10-Gb/s optical communication systems

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

5 Author(s)
Ikeda, H. ; Oki Electr. Ind. Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan ; Ohshima, T. ; Tsunotani, M. ; Ichioka, T.
more authors

This paper describes a 10-Gb/s transimpedance amplifier (TIA), fabricated in a 0.1-μm-p-HEMT technology. To improve the optical overload characteristics, an automatic gain control (AGC) circuit is included. The measured results show excellent performance, transimpedance of 63.3 dBΩ (1.46 kΩ), bandwidth of 8.0 GHz, and equivalent input noise current density of 6.5 pA/rtHz. When the bit error rate is 10-9, the minimum sensitivity and the optical overload are -21.2 dBm, +4.3 dBm, respectively, using a 0.8 A/W pin photodiode (PD). The power dissipation is about 0.5 W from a single -5-V supply. The die area is 1.3×1.6 mm2

Published in:

Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:36 ,  Issue: 9 )

Date of Publication:

Sep 2001

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.